[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0004569  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 31/Dec /2016                32/2016  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2016/90188
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:27/Dec/2016

[21] Application No.:GCC/P/2009/13393

[22] Filing Date:29/4/2009

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.

[72] Inventors:1- Yusuke Kawakami،2- Mari Kashiwagi

[73] Owner: UNI-CHARM CORPORATION, 182, Shimobun, Kinsei-cho, Kawanoe-shi, 799-0111 , Ehime, Japan

[74] Agent: Suleiman I. Al-Ammar Law Office




Int. Cl.: A61F 13/42 ,13/49 (2006.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

-JP 2007-175390 A (DAIO SEISHI K.K.) 12 July 2007
-US 5766212 A (KAGAWA-KEN, Yoshikazu Jitoe et al.) 16 June 1998
-US 2003/0045845 A1 ((KAGAWA-KEN, Toshiyasu Yoshioka ) 6 March 2003
Examiner: Mariam AlZayed

[57] Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to provide anabsorbent article enabling the presence of moisture, for example, derived from urination to be correctly recognized. The object set forth above is achieved, according to thepresent invention, by an improvement in an absorbent article having a longitudinal direction, a transverse direction, a side facing the wearer's skin, a side facing a wearer‘s garment, a front waist region, a rear waist region and a crotch region extending between the front and rear waist regions wherein these regions being contiguous one to another in the longitudinal direction, and comprising an inner sheet lying on the side facing wearer's skin, an.outer sheet lying on the side facing wearer's garment, 51 liquid-absorbent structure sandwiched between the inner and outer sheets and occupying at least the crotch.region.andwmoisture'visualizing elements formed.on the side:of the outer sheet facing the liquidwabsorbent structure and adapted to develOp change of Optical effect upon contactwith moisture
No. of claims: 2     No. of figures: 4


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